China On Path to World Domination in Ecommerce
Emerging markets in Asia-Pacific have fueled China’s business-to-consumer e-commerce markets. In 2014, Chinese consumers are to spend more on online purchases than in the U.S. market. As can be seen in the chart below, China is dominating worldwide e-commerce sales growth by a remarkable 63.8%. India comes in second with a distant 31.5%.
Taobao, a consumer-to-consumer platform, the Chinese search-engine Baidu and the ‘Amazon of China’, Dang Dang count among the world’s largest internet companies and have created an online infrastructure that can no longer be defined as that of a developing country.
According to the study, although the U.S. are still in the top spot as far as overall sales are concerned, China is expected to catch up by 2014.
- B2C e-commerce sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2017B2C e-commerce sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2017
- Europe: domestic and cross-border B2C e-commerce sales 2013-2018Europe: domestic and cross-border B2C e-commerce sales 2013-2018
- Western Europe: percentage of global B2C e-commerce sales 2013-2018Western Europe: percentage of global B2C e-commerce sales 2013-2018
- United States: retail e-commerce sales 2013-2020United States: retail e-commerce sales 2013-2020
- U.S. mobile retail commerce revenue 2013-2020U.S. mobile retail commerce revenue 2013-2020
- Online retail revenue in Europe 2015, by countryOnline retail revenue in Europe 2015, by country
- Total and e-commerce U.S. retail trade sales 2000-2014Total and e-commerce U.S. retail trade sales 2000-2014
- U.S. online shops and mail-order house sales 2003-2014U.S. online shops and mail-order house sales 2003-2014
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